IN THE PRESS

Kathimerini: Hope has found shelter

The journalist of Kathimerini newspaper visited the premises of the Elpida Home and interviewed Amed Khan. In this article, the everyday life of the residents is described and Mr. Khan states that his dream is to make more Elpida Home projects feasible. See the whole article here

Huffington Post: The first UN World Humanitarian Summit: Results, omissions, and future goals

The first UN World Humanitarian Summit: Results, omissions, and future goals By Arianna Tsolakoglou, Advocacy Officer of SolidarityNow Published on the Huffington Post on 30.05.3016 The recently concluded, first-ever UN-led World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul may be remembered as an impressive logistical achievement: around 9,000 stakeholders representing 173 countries, including heads of states, representatives of UN […]

VIMA: The wounds and dreams of the refugees in the accommodation structure in Rovies

Their anxieties, their hope for relocation, and their gratitude to the Greeks Published on the newspaper “To Vima”, June 3rd 2016 On one of the hottest afternoons of June, in the yard of a family hotel in Rovies, children are seen running, playing on the swings, playing quietly, almost silently, under thee shade of trees. […]

Huffington Post: A day with them at the Museum is a special day

Solidarity Now familiarizes refugees with the Greek culture through visits to the Museum of Cycladic Art. In this article, the fourth visit to the Museum is described, which took place in the context of the “Home for Hope” project, with the common goal of connecting people through art and culture. By huffingtonpost.gr

ETHNOS: It’s like I live with my sister

A  tribute in Ethnos newspaper on Saturday 24th of October, to Narin’s family hosted in Hamad’s home in the center of Athens; this is one of the families referring to the UNHCR and Solidarity Now hosting program “Home for Hope”. In the context of the whole project, the concept entitled We Are Family is developed, […]

Project Syndicate: Bringing Europe’s Migration Crisis Under Control

by George Soros Published in Project Syndicate, on April 11th, 2016 The asylum policy that emerged from the European Union’s negotiations last month with Turkey became effective on April 4, when 202 asylum-seekers were deported from Greece. The policy has four fundamental flaws. It was negotiated with Turkey and imposed on the EU by German Chancellor […]

THE GUARDIAN: The terrorists and demagogues want us to be scared. We mustn’t give in

by George Soros (the article was published in The Guardian, 28.12.2015)   Open societies are always endangered. This is especially true of America and Europe today, as a result of the terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere, and the way that America and Europe, particularly France, have reacted to them. Jihadi terrorist groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaida have discovered […]